If you are inquisitive that means you love to inquire; you’re always asking questions.
Don’t become a private detective if you don’t have an inquisitive personality.
1. have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined
2. have care of or look after
strengthen (a place) with defensive works so as to protect it against attack
the whole town was heavily fortified
fasten or tighten (a shoe or garment) by tying its laces.
a person who advocates a theory, proposal, or project
advocate, champion, supporter, backer
A gizmo is a device used for a specific job. A vacuum is a gizmo that cleans the floor.
to lie in a comfortable curved position
shape one's body into a curl
Disagreeable sounds can be called dissonance. You know it's dissonance if you have the strong desire to cover your ears with your hands
(of food) extremely appetizing or delicious
Use the verb persevere when you want to persist in anything and continue despite difficulties or obstacles.
The verb forgo means to give up or lose the right to something
existence or experience beyond the normal or physical level
the possibility of spiritual transcendence in the modern world
the distance around a person's body
extreme scarcity of food
drought could result in famine throughout the region
a concentrated artillery bombardment over a wide area.
Loathing is a feeling of complete disgust.
Your loathing of the feeling of sand between your toes means that going to the beach isn't much fun for you.
owing thanks or having a duty to someone in return for help or a service
I don't like to be beholden to anybody
a facial expression of dislike or displeasure
Because you frown on smoking, you probably frown at smokers too!
the treatment and instruction received by a child from its parents throughout its childhood.
to brag and boast and flaunt and go on and on about how great something is.
make (something) appear unexpectedly or seemingly from nowhere as if by magic
Anne conjured up a most delicious homemade stew
never ending or changing
A blaze is a bright, strong flame. A raging fire is blazing and you can also say other types of shining, like with talent, are types of blazing.
Carnage is mass murder
butchery, mass murder, massacre, slaughter
destroying or killing a large part of the population
1. a natural talent
he has a flair for science
2. a shape that spreads outward
To subdue is to hold back, put down, or defeat. A Doberman can be subdued with a bone, but subduing a yapping toy poodle can be a mail carrier's greatest daily challenge.
go up or climb
she ascended the stairs
the shape or structure of something, especially an animal
Conformation has its base in the word conform, which means to follow the rules, or behave in such a way that you fit in, in a social or a spatial way
a symmetrical arrangement of the parts of a thing
Use the adjective prenatal to describe something that happens prior to a baby's birth, like a special prenatal yoga class for pregnant women.
the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
someone's general attitude about life
your usual mood
1. A crib is a bed with high sides that babies sleep in.
2. To crib is to cheat, like copying off someone else during an exam. How babyish!
Something extracurricular takes place in addition to your regular school or work duties. Being involved in extracurricular activities in high school — like sports or journalism — can help you get accepted to the college of your choice.
When water flows slowly in tiny drops, it drips. The movement of water in this way is called a drip.
encourage or promote the development of (something, typically something regarded as good).
the teacher's task is to foster learning
promote the growth of; nurture
chew noisily; crunch
smile broadly, especially in an unrestrained manner and with the mouth open
showing violent uncontrollable anger
angry, furious, enraged
bark in a high-pitched tone; yelp
one who can resolve a dispute, make a decision
The divorce court judge will serve as the arbiter between the estranged husband and wife.
cause (someone) to be no longer close or affectionate to someone; alienate
the process or act of resolving a dispute
The employee sought official arbitration when he could not resolve a disagreement with his supervisor.
to take without justification
The king arrogated the right to order executions to himself exclusively.
a remaining piece from an extinct culture or place
The scientists spent all day searching the cave for artifacts from the ancient Mayan civilization
to perceive, learn
With a bit of research, the student ascertained that some plants can live for weeks without water